The Color of Magic: A Novel of Discworld

If you love action and adventure books, this book The Color of Magic: A Novel of Discworld is difinitely for you! The book is in the Humor, genre(s) and is filled with amazing Dragons, Vampires, Witches & Wizards, , Gods & Goddesses characters that you’ll enjoy! Terry Pratchett does a fantastic job at world building and you’ll find the characters realistic with their own personalities – you’ll either learn to love or hate! There are 293 pages and is published by HarperCollins e-books; Reissue edition (October 13, 2009)! We encourage you to read this summary below and please let us know what you think of the book, The Color of Magic: A Novel of Discworld!

Summary:
Terry Pratchett's profoundly irreverent, bestselling novels have garnered him a revered position in the halls of parody next to the likes of Mark Twain, Kurt Vonnegut, Douglas Adams, and Carl Hiaasen. The Color of Magic is Terry Pratchett's maiden voyage through the now-legendary land of Discworld. This is where it all begins -- with the tourist Twoflower and his wizard guide, Rincewind.

Review “Ingenious, brilliant, and hilarious.” From the Back Cover Terry Pratchett's profoundly irreverent novels, consistent number one bestsellers in England, have garnered him a revered position in the halls of parody along with Mark Twain, Kurt Vonnegut, Douglas Adams, and Carl Hiaasen.The Color of Magic is Terry Prachett's maiden voyage through the now-legendary land of Discworld. This is where it all begins -- with the tourist Twoflower and his wizard guide, Rincewind. --This text refers to the paperback edition. From the Inside Flap Somewhere on the frontier between thought and reality exists the Discworld, a parallel time and place which might sound and smell very much like our own, but which looks completely different. It plays by different rules. Certainly it refuses to succumb to the quaint notion that universes are ruled by pure logic and the harmony of numbers. But just because the Disc is different doesn't mean that some things don't stay the same. Its very existence is about to be threatened by a strange new blight: the arrival of the first tourist, upon whose survival rests the peace and prosperity of the land. But if the person charged with maintaining that survival in the face of robbers, mercenaries and, well, Death, is a spectacularly inept wizard, a little logic might turn out to be a very good idea. --This text refers to the paperback edition. About the Author Sir Terry Pratchett was the internationally bestselling author of more than thirty books, including his phenomenally successful Discworld series. His young adult novel, The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents, won the Carnegie Medal, and Where's My Cow?, his Discworld book for “readers of all ages,” was a New York Times bestseller. His novels have sold more than seventy five million (give or take a few million) copies worldwide. Named an Officer of the British Empire “for services to literature,” Pratchett lived in England. He died in 2015 at the age of sixty-six. --This text refers to the paperback edition. Amazon.com Review The Colour of Magic is Terry Pratchett's maiden voyage through the bizarre land of Discworld. His entertaining and witty series has grown to more than 20 books, and this is where it all starts--with the tourist Twoflower and his hapless wizard guide, Rincewind ("All wizards get like that ... it's the quicksilver fumes. Rots their brains. Mushrooms, too."). Pratchett spoofs fantasy clichés--and everything else he can think of--while marshalling a profusion of characters through a madcap adventure. The Colour of Magic is followed by The Light Fantastic. --Blaise Selby --This text refers to the hardcover edition. From AudioFile The first thing required of a performer reading one of Terry Pratchett's zany comic fantasies is a command of tone to create an ambience reminiscent of The Hitchiker's Guide to the Galaxy. Nigel Planer gets it just right (with amazingly clear diction for a man with his tongue so far into his cheek). He also delivers a marvelous array of aurally overdrawn, cartoon-like character voices. There is a plot, involving (surprise, surprise) an odd assortment of types going on a Journey or Quest. But the real delight of this book, on the page or in the ear, is the moment-to-moment barrage of outrageously funny language and quirky ideas. J.N. (c)AudioFile, Portland, Maine --This text refers to the hardcover edition. Read more

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